Courses

2018 Continuing Education Schedule

REFUND POLICY Students who officially withdraw from a course prior to the first instructional day of the class will receive a 100% refund of tuition. Students who withdraw from a course after the start of the first instructional day shall receive no refund of tuition. Refunds, when due, will be made by check to the address shown as the student’s official home of record within 30 days of the first day of class, or from the date the College cancels the class due to low enrollment. Students should notify their instructor to formally withdraw from a course prior to the first day of class. This policy applies to classroom setting environments only and is not applicable to mine safety certification or instruction.

NOTE: All scheduled classes have a minimum enrollment requirement of five (5) students unless otherwise specified.

Personal Enrichment Classes

 

For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu. Register Button
Class Class Dates Day Time Cost Campus Location
Basic Auto Repair 1/27 Sat 8AM-12PM $40 Sandersville,
Tarbutton Center
Cake Decorating 2/1 Th 6-8 PM $25 LOIC, McRae
Basic Auto Repair 2/10 Sat 8AM-12PM $40 Dublin,
Porter Center
Cake Decorating 2/26 M 6-8 PM $25 Sandersville,
Tarbutton Center
Personal Safety/
Self-Defense for Women
2/26 M 6-8 PM $25 Jefferson Center,
Louisville
Painting as a Hobby 3/12 M 6-8 PM $30 Dublin,
Porter Center
Floral Design 3/26 M 6-8 PM $65 Sandersville,
Tarbutton Center

Course Descriptions:

  • Basic Auto Repair: Change a tire, diagnose a vehicle that won’t start, engage in on-going preventative maintenance… these are just some of the tips and tricks that will be presented at this useful program. Never get stranded again!
  • Cake Decorating: Learn how to decorate your cakes like a professional baker. Sweet!
  • Floral Design: Students will learn the basics of floral design and how to create beautiful floral arrangements for seasonal events. EACH PARTICIPANT WILL GO HOME WITH THEIR OWN SEASONAL ARRANGEMENT.
  • Painting as a Hobby: Develop your artistic side with this course taught by a highly skilled artist.
  • Personal Safety/Self-Defense for Women:Personal security tips will be offered to participants for avoiding unsafe situations and various hands-on demonstrations of escape will also be presented.

 

Career Development Classes

 

For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu. Register Button
Class Class Dates Day Time Campus Location Cost
Computer Skills I 1/9, 1/16, 1/22 Tu 6-8 PM Sandersville,
Tarbutton Center
$65
Computer Skills I 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 Th 6-8 PM Dublin,
Porter Center
$65
Microsoft Office Suite 2/5 M 6-8 PM Jefferson Center,
Louisville
$25
Computer Skills II 2/5, 2/12, 2/15 M 6-8 PM Sandersville,
Tarbutton Center
$65
Computer Skills II 2/8, 2/15, 2/22 Th 6-8 PM Dublin,
Porter Center
$65
Computer Skills III  3/5, 3/12, 3/19 M 6-8 PM Sandersville,
Tarbutton Center
$65
Microsoft Office Suite 3/8 Th 6-8 PM LOIC,
McRae
$25
Computer Skills III 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 Th 6-8 PM Dublin,
Porter Center
$65
Social Media Bootcamp 3/17 Sat 9AM-2PM Dublin,
Porter Center
$125
Pharmacy Technician Skills Camp 3/30-31 Fri: 8AM-5PM;
Sat: 8AM-12PM
Dublin,
Porter Center
TBD

Course Descriptions:

  • Computer Skills I: This course will cover the basic aspects of computing including: becoming familiar with the various parts that make-up a computer; how to use a search engine like Google to browse the internet; how to create, send, and receive email; how to use social media such as Facebook. Much more will be covered and opportunities to have individual questions answered will also be a part of this very timely course.
  • Computer Skills II: This computing course is designed for users with more than a casual interest. This course builds upon topics covered in Computer Skills I by adding: Drag and drop, Search for files, Excel, Outlook.
  • Computer Skills III: This advanced course is designed for the serious user with career or other similar needs. The following will be the primary focus of the study: Advanced Excel usage, Pivot Tables, Access, Publisher.
  • Microsoft Office Suite: As a survey of the most popular computing platform, this course is designed to teach the new and experienced user alike how to use the many features of MS Word 2013 to create documents, publications, and complete tasks that require the use of a word processor.
  • Pharmacy Technician Skills Camp: This course satisfies the state mandated continuing education requirements for certification.
  • Social Media Bootcamp: Learn from a media professional how to properly use social media like Facebook and Twitter to build your brand and develop a successful business.


 

Customized Training

 A nationally recognized training program preparing individuals for leadership roles in the construction industry. Presented through a partnership with the Associated General Contractors of Georgia and OFTC.  For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Roger Byrd at 478-275-5988 or rbyrd@oftc.edu. Register Button
Class Dates
Topic Day Time Campus Location Cost
1/8, 22, 29 Unit 5 Construction Supervisor Training Mon 5:30-8:30PM Dublin,
Porter Center
$250


 

American Heart Association Schedule

Anyone can take either class. The BLS Provider class is geared more toward RN’s, LPN’s, CNA’s or anyone in the medical field. The First Aid and CPR classes are geared more toward first responders and lay persons. However, please contact your employer/work to find out which course you are required to have.

 

For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592. **Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver First Aid is from 9:00am-12:00pm and CPR AED 1:00pm-4:00pm.Register Button

Become a BLS (Basic Life Support) Instructor

This is a course for people who are interested in becoming a BLS Instructor. Must have a minimum of 3 students to make class.

 

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 8:30am – 4:00pm

  • TBD

BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider

This course if for the professional healthcare provider and others whose job requires that they respond in a healthcare emergency and must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a CPR course. Core material such as adult, child and infant CPR (including two rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, barrier devices, and automated external defibrillator (AED) is covered.

 

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 12:30pm

  • 1/17/18
  • 2/19/18
  • 3/19/18
  • 4/16/18

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $65.00
Details: 9:00am – 12:30pm

  • 1/17/18
  • 2/21/18
  • 3/21/18
  • 4/18/8

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED**

This course teaches rescuers how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes of an emergency until professional help arrives. General principles of First Aid, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, Adult/Child CPR/choking, Adult Child AED, Infant CPR and Choking, and Environmental Emergencies are included. This course is for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

 

Class Location: OFTC North Campus, Sandersville
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • 1/8/18
  • 2/14/18
  • 3/12/18
  • 4/9/18

Class Location: OFTC South Campus, Dublin
Cost Per Class, Per Person: $75.00
Details: Wednesday, 9:00am – 4:00pm

  • 1/10/18
  • 2/14/18
  • 3/14/18
  • 4/11/18


For more detailed program information including requirements or to register, please contact Katrina Veal at (478) 275-6592. 
**Heartsaver First Aid and CPR AED may be taken separately for $40 each. Heartsaver First Aid is from 9:00am-12:00pm and CPR AED 1:00pm-4:00pm.Register Button